All You Need To Know About The Googan Squad Crankbaits

All You Need To Know About The Googan Squad Crankbaits


The Googan Squad, in collaboration with Catch Co., are proud to announce the release of the newest series of Googan Squad Crankbaits. The team at Catch Co. worked closely with the members of the Googan Squad over the last year to build a line of crankbaits with unique and innovative features, as well as high-quality components to ensure each bait in the line up will exceed anglers expectations.

The Googan Squad designed a variety of mouthwatering colors, creating an arsenal of cranks for all water types and conditions. All Googan Squad Crankbaits come with Mustad Triple Grip Hooks and their diving depth painted on the bottom of the bait.

The Googan Squad Klutch

The Googan Squad Klutch lipless crankbait designed for a realistic and tight wobble to mimic swimming baitfish and fleeing crawfish. Fish the Googan Squad Klutch all year long but this bait will really crush in the Spring and Fall when bass and walleye are putting on the feedbag. In the spring, tie on a craw patterned Klutch to mimic the look of crawfish which bass are typically dialed in on. In the fall a minnow patterned Klutch will be the deal for fish feeding on schools of baitfish.

Specs:
Length: 2 ½”
Weight: ½ oz
Diving Depth: Sinking
Rattling: Yes

Gear Recommendations:

Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 10-15lb
Medium to medium-heavy power casting rod with moderate action
6.1:1-7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: Use the Googan Squad Klutch to create reaction strikes by reeling over grass beds and ripping the bait out of them. Also very effective across points, flats, anywhere else fish are actively feeding on baitfish.

The Googan Squad Mini Banger

The Googan Squad Mini Banger is a downsized SILENT square billed crankbait designed to be fished around cover such as rock or wood. Square bill allows the bait to better deflect off the cover, minimizing snagging. The smaller size is ideal in high-pressure situations for a more finesse approach, and when the baitfish are very small.

Specs
Length: 2”
Weight: 1/4 oz
Diving Depth: 1-4′
Rattling: No

Gear Recommendations:

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 8-12lb
Rod: Medium power casting rods with moderate action
Reel: 6.4:1-7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: This downsized crankbait is perfect when the baitfish are very small, or the fish are highly pressured. The finesse profile will equal more bites. Throw this bait where other crankbaits cannot go to create reaction strikes, it gives you the ability to cover a lot of water and search for active fish. Instead of fishing a creature bait or jig on a laydown, throw this bait along the limbs and trigger bass to strike as it deflects off the cover.

The Googan Squad Banger

The Googan Squad Banger is the dirtiest of square bills and designed to be fished around mondo hangouts like rock, wood, docks, and bridge pilings. The square bill design allows for easy deflection when banged against cover. By design, the banger will help prevent snagging while creating a unique swimming action which oftentimes helps trigger strikes.

Specs:
Length: 3”
Weight: 3/4 oz
Diving Depth: 3-7′
Rattling: Yes

Gear Recommendations

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 10-15lb
Rod: Medium power casting rod with a moderate action
Reel: 6.4:1-7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: Throw the Googan Banger in places where other cranks get snagged! Instead of fishing a creature bait or jig on a laydown, you can confidently throw this bait along the limbs and trigger bass to strike as it deflects off the cover.

The Googan Squad Grande Banger

The Googan Squad Grande Banger is a wide wobbling big boy crankbait, designed by a legendary group of YouTube anglers. Together, the Googan Squad and the Catch Co. built a high performing crankbait that is topped off with a Googan touch. The upsized profile from the Grande Banger displaces more water when compared to other crankbaits which increases the bangers drawing power.

Specs:
Length: 3”
Weight: 3/4 oz
Diving Depth: 3-7′
Rattling: Yes

Gear Recommendations:

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 15-20lb
Rod: Medium-heavy power casting rod with a moderate tip
Reel: 5.4:1-7.1:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: This upsized crankbait is perfect when you want a larger presentation to target bigger fish, also providing increased casting distance. Throw this bait where other crankbaits cannot go to create reaction strikes, it gives you the ability to cover a lot of water and search for active fish. Instead of fishing a creature bait or jig on a laydown, throw this bait along the limbs and trigger bass to strike as it deflects off the cover.

The Googan Squad Flat Banger

The Googan Squad Flat Banger is a fish-catching, flat-sided square bill crankbait designed by the legendary group of YouTube anglers. Together, the Googan Squad and Catch Co. created a high performing crankbait, unique crankbait.

The Flat Banger has a more aggressive, wider wobble than most other flat-sided crankbaits while still being subtler than a standard square bill. Ideal for cool water, pressured fish, and whenever you want a square bill with a switched-up look. Available in a series of sick color options, the Googan Squad Flat Banger will help you bring them in when more traditional square bills fail.

Specs:
Length: 2 ¼”
Weight: ⅜ oz
Diving Depth: 3-6’
Rattling: Yes

Gear recommendations:

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 10-15lb
Rod: Medium power casting rod with a moderate action
Reel: 6.4:1 – 7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: The Flat Banger is the perfect square bill to help you stand out from the crankbait crowd while providing a tasty look for lunkers. Focus on rocks, docks, rip rap, and laydowns. However, this bait will honestly catch ’em in open water too. Adding in a brief pause after deflecting a crankbait off hardcover can help trigger bites.

The Googan Squad Mini Recon

The Googan Squad Mini Recon is a downsized, round billed crankbait designed to hunt and deflect off cover in the 3-6 foot depth range. In shallow lakes and rivers, the recon gets down quickly and starts banging against anything in its path. With each turn of the reel, you’ll create a bad to the bone action that big fish can’t pass up. The Mini Recon will also stand out when fishing deep docks, grass lines, or quick breaks and drop-offs along the shoreline. Whenever the fish are holding at a moderate depth, tie on the Googan approved Recon crankbait and start foolin’ fish with these mouth-watering baits.

Specs:
Length: 2”
Weight: 1/4 oz
Diving Depth: 3-6′
Rattling: Yes

Gear Recommendations

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 6-12lb
Rod: Medium casting or spinning rod with moderate action
Reel: 6.4:1-7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel or2500 size spinning reel

Pro Tips: Use the Mini Recon when you need a downsized crankbait to trigger active fish in the 3-6 foot depth range, a thinner line diameter will help the bait run deeper to deflect off the bottom and trigger reaction strikes.

The Googan Squad Recon

The Googan Squad Recon is a round billed crankbait designed to hunt and deflect off cover in the 8-12 foot depth range. The Googan Squad Recon gets down to the intended diving depth quickly and starts banging against anything in its path. With each turn of the reel, you’ll be creating a lively swimming action that is bound to stir up big fish. The Googan Squad Recon will stand out when fishing deep docks, grass lines, or quick breaks and drop-offs along the shoreline. Whenever the fish are holding at a moderate depth, tie on the Googan-approved Recon crankbait and start foolin’ fish.

Specs:
Length: 2 ¾”
Weight: ⅝ oz
Diving Depth: 8-12’
Rattling: Yes

Gear Recommendations

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 10-15lb
Rod: Medium to medium-heavy power casting rods with moderate action
Reel: 5.4:1-7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: Use this bait to trigger active fish in the 8-12 foot depth range, a thinner line diameter will help the bait run deeper to deflect off the bottom and trigger reaction strikes.

The Googan Squad Grande Recon

The Googan Squad Grande Recon is a beefed-up round billed crankbait designed to probe the depths and catch big bass. By design, the Grande Recon will deflect off deep cover, rock, and brush while reaching a diving depth of 15-20 feet. With color options ready to match the forage base of local waters, the Googan Squad Grande Recon will help mimic the action and look of the fish your local bass are feeding on.

Specs:
Length: 3”
Weight: 1 oz
Diving Depth: 15-20’
Rattling: Yes

Gear Recommendations:

Line: Googan Squad Fluorocarbon 12-17lb
Rod: Medium to medium-heavy power casting rods with moderate action
Reel: 5.4:1 -7.3:1 gear ratio casting reel

Pro Tips: Use the Grande Recon when fish are set up to feed in deep water, a thinner line diameter will help the bait run deeper to deflect off the bottom and trigger reaction strikes.

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